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The Cambridge undergraduate programme in computer science includes a strong design theme influenced by Crucible research, including research into computer science project work by [[Sally Fincher]] and [[Marian Petre]]. Students in their second year undertake an intensive design project working for an external client. Professional clients are often recruited via the [[Computer Lab Ring]] and Industrial Supporters Club. Annual prizes are sponsored by [[IBM]] and [[Credit Suisse]], and Hardware and equipment has been loaned or donated by a wide range of companies, including a substantial number of Android handsets from [[Google]], mBed controllers from [[ARM]], XMOS boards and others.
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The Cambridge undergraduate programme in computer science includes a strong design theme influenced by Crucible research, including research into computer science project work by [[Sally Fincher]] and [[Marian Petre]]. Students in their second year undertake an intensive design project working for an external client. Professional clients are often recruited via the [[Computer Lab Ring]] and Industrial Supporters Club. Annual prizes are sponsored by [[IBM]] and [[Credit Suisse]], and Hardware and equipment has been loaned or donated by a wide range of companies, including a substantial number of Android handsets from [[Google]], [[Raspberry Pi]] computers, mBed controllers from [[ARM]], XMOS boards and others.
  
 
A selection of these projects with explicit connection to interdisciplinary research concerns includes:
 
A selection of these projects with explicit connection to interdisciplinary research concerns includes:
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* [[Phone programming for children]]
 
* [[Phone programming for children]]
 
* [[Passive airflow comfort control]]
 
* [[Passive airflow comfort control]]
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* [[Race the Wild]]
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* [[From Hogwarts to hackers]]
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* [[Safer social media]]
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* [[Project Darknet]]
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* [[Sound Garden]]
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* [[Road-pricing game]]
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* [[Intelligent graph reader]]
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* [[Evolve a pet]]
  
 
Clients from companies affiliated with the Crucible network include:
 
Clients from companies affiliated with the Crucible network include:
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* [[Keira Cheetham]] from [[Illumina]]
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* [[Russell Bender]] from [[Potential Difference]]
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* [[Jonathan Baldwin]] from [[Madingley Hall]]
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* [[Steve Platt]] from [[Cambridge Architectural Research]]
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* [[Vivian Chan]] and [[Nilu Satharasinghe]] from [[Sparrho]]
 
* [[Dave Betts]] from [[CEDAR Audio]]
 
* [[Dave Betts]] from [[CEDAR Audio]]
 
* [[Steve Basford]] from [[Grant Instruments]] (the [[Passive airflow comfort control]] project)
 
* [[Steve Basford]] from [[Grant Instruments]] (the [[Passive airflow comfort control]] project)

Latest revision as of 08:03, 19 August 2014

The Cambridge undergraduate programme in computer science includes a strong design theme influenced by Crucible research, including research into computer science project work by Sally Fincher and Marian Petre. Students in their second year undertake an intensive design project working for an external client. Professional clients are often recruited via the Computer Lab Ring and Industrial Supporters Club. Annual prizes are sponsored by IBM and Credit Suisse, and Hardware and equipment has been loaned or donated by a wide range of companies, including a substantial number of Android handsets from Google, Raspberry Pi computers, mBed controllers from ARM, XMOS boards and others.

A selection of these projects with explicit connection to interdisciplinary research concerns includes:

Clients from companies affiliated with the Crucible network include:


Crucible Theme: Design education